What is another word for remnant?

276 synonyms found


[ ɹˈɛmnənt], [ ɹˈɛmnənt], [ ɹ_ˈɛ_m_n_ə_n_t]

Remnant is a word that refers to something that remains or is left behind from a larger whole. There are many synonyms for this word, each with its own nuances in meaning. Some common synonyms for remnant include residue, leftover, fragment, remainder, surplus, vestige, remains, scraps, and trace. Each of these synonyms can be used in different contexts to refer to different kinds of things that are left over. For example, residue might be used to describe the remaining material after a chemical reaction, while fragment might be used to refer to a small piece of a broken object. Overall, synonyms for remnant help to add variety and depth to our vocabulary and allow us to express ourselves more precisely.

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What are the hypernyms for Remnant?

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What are the opposite words for remnant?

The term "remnant" refers to what remains after a significant portion has been removed. When we talk about antonyms for the word "remnant," we are essentially looking at the opposite or contrary meaning to it. The antonyms for "remnant" can be anything that denotes a larger quantity or completeness. Some of the potential antonyms for remnant can be abundance, bulk, whole, or excess, as all of these nouns signify a larger or complete amount rather than a small part left behind. On the other hand, adjectives like complete, ample, full, or intact can also be opposing to "remnant" as they indicate a thing that is complete or in its original form.

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Usage examples for Remnant

But now death is hovering over me, and I desire to go together with even that remnant of my caravan upon the last great journey.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
It was an old remnant of a much larger berg which had stood the Arctic tempest for many years.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Elcot's trying desperately to save the remnant of his crop.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

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